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HONOLULU – During national Air Quality Awareness Week on April 30 – May 4, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch (CAB) reminds the public that air quality affects everyone’s health and the responsibility of improving air quality for future generations falls on all of us.   Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection ...
Read More Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 – May 4

MEDIA ADVISORY Document Fast-Grow Coral Pyramids Being Placed in the Ocean   What: More than two years ago, workers from the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources’ Ānuenue Coral Restoration Nursery on Sand Island Access Road embarked on a novel, first-of-its-kind endeavor, to “fast-grow” what are typically slow growing species of native Hawaiian coral species.  Over ...
Read More Coral Outplanting Media Opportunity Rescheduled for May 1, 2018

HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, Executive Director of the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) today announced that the office has initiated an investigation into a data breach involving Zippy’s Restaurants in Hawaii. Zippy’s announced late this afternoon that it suffered a major security breach affecting customers at its Hawaii restaurants. Information compromised in ...
Read More State Office of Consumer Protection Investigating Security Breach at Zippy’s

  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority’s (HTA) board of directors on Thursday (April 26) approved emergency funding of $180,000 to support a free shuttle service to transport residents between Wainiha and Haena on Kauai’s north shore. The remote region, which is home to several hundred residents, has been completely cut off from vehicle access ...
Read More HTA Funding Shuttle Service for Kauai North Shore Residents Stranded by Flooding


Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Proclamations


Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Proclamations


Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Proclamations


Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Proclamations

(Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i) – The men and women charged with the responsibility of preventing, fighting and managing wildfires around the State of Hawai‘i gather on Hawai‘i Island next week for the yearly Hawai‘i Wildfire Summit organized by the Hawai‘i Wildfire Management Organization (HWMO). The week begins with two days of professional training from the National Fire ...
Read More Wildfire LOOKOUT! News Release-Wildfire Summit Brings Together Experts, Managers and Firefighters, 4-27-18

ACT 007, HB1725 HD2, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. Requires public employees in collective bargaining units to provide written notification to the exclusive representative to discontinue payroll assignments within a certain time period. Requires the exclusive representative to forward the notification to the employer within ten business days of receipt.

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